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January 31, 2016

The Late Lena Horne (Ep. 08, 2016)

By: John L. Hanson

In Black America presents a 1983 conversation with the late Lena Horne, discussing her legendary and ground-breaking career as a singer, dancer, actress and civil rights activist.


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April 20, 2024

Reshonda Tate (Ep. 21, 2024)

On this edition of In Black America, producer and host John L. Hanson, Jr. speaks with Reshonda Tate, screenwriter, movie producer and award-winning, best-selling author. Tate’s latest book The Queen of Sugar Hill: A Novel of Hattie McDaniel is a fictional portrait of Hattie McDaniel, whose Academy Award winning portrayal of Mammy in Gone With […]

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April 14, 2024

The 2024 Fritz Pollard Award (Ep. 20, 2024)

On this week’s In Black America, producer and host John L. Hanson, Jr. presents highlights from the The Fritz Pollard Alliance’s 19th annual Johnnie L. Cochran, Jr. Salute to Excellence Awards, featuring a discussion around the emergence of the Black quarterback in the NFL, with comments by James “Shack” Harris, Doug Williams, and Roger Goodell.

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April 7, 2024

Bryan Simms (Ep. 19, 2024)

This week on In Black America, producer and host John L. Hanson, Jr. speaks with Bryan Simms, founder and President of Mammoth Life and Reinsurance Company, the only minority-owned distribution and reinsurance carrier delivering data-advantaged policies to underserved African American communities.

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March 31, 2024

Dr. Harry L. Williams (Ep. 18, 2024)

On this week’s edition of In Black America, producer and host John L. Hanson, Jr. speaks with Dr. Harry L. Williams, president and CEO of the Thurgood Marshall College Fund, which champions the Black College community and provides financial and professional support to students attending publicly supported HBCUs, ensuring African American students access to higher […]

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March 24, 2024

Phillip Washington, Jr. (Ep. 17, 2024)

This week on In Black America, producer and host John L. Hanson, Jr. discusses racial wealth equity and the positive effects of financial literacy in narrowing the wealth gap between White and minority Americans with Phillip Washington, Jr. CEO ad Chief Investment Officer of Stone Hill Wealth Management.

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March 17, 2024

Sam Acho (Ep. 16, 2024)

This week on In Black America, producer and host John L. Hanson, Jr. speaks with former NFL and Texas Longhorn linebacker, ESPN analyst, and humanitarian Sam Acho prior to the 2024 Allstate Sugar Bowl in New Orleans, about his work with the Allstate AFCA Good Works Team and Son of a Saint.

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March 10, 2024

The Honorable Craig Watkins (Ep. 15, 2024)

This week on In Black America, producer and host John L. Hanson, Jr. presents a tribute to the late Honorable Craig Watkins, former Dallas County, Texas Criminal District Attorney, the first African American District Attorney in the state of Texas, who died on December 12, 2023.

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March 4, 2024

A Tribute to Rance Allen (Ep. 14, 2024)

This week on In Black America, producer and host John L. Hanson, Jr. presents a tribute to the late minister and legendary Gospel singer Bishop Rance Allen, founder of the Rance Allen Group, with an interview recorded in 2016. Rance Allen died October 31, 2020, at the age of 71.

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